A day after he announced it on his Twitter account, the Chilliwack Chiefs made official the signing of 20-year-old goaltender David Jacobson from the Bloomington Thunder of the United States Hockey League. He’s also been added to the Chiefs roster on the BCHL website.
With Jacobson acquired, Chilliwack traded 19-year-old netminder David Poirier to the Dieppe Commandos of the Maritime Hockey League for future considerations. Poirier had a 5-1 record along with a 2.86 goals-against-average and an .897 save percentage since joining the Chiefs from the Brockville Braves of the Central Canada Hockey League in November.
Here’s a list of trades since the December 1st roster deadline:
09-Jan-15: Chilliwack trades G David Poirier (95) to Dieppe (MHL) for future considerations
08-Jan-15: Nanaimo trades D Taylor Green (95) to Coquitlam for future considerations
08-Jan-15: Cowichan trades F Keegan Milligan (96) to Melville (SJHL) for future considerations
08-Jan-15: Nanaimo acquires D Ryan Coghlan (95) from Cowichan for future considerations
07-Jan-15: Merritt acquires F Zak Bowles (95) from Alberni Valley for F Luke Bertolucci (95) and future considerations
07-Jan-15: Cowichan acquires D Connor Russell (96) from Penticton for future considerations
02-Jan-15: West Kelowna acquires D Braeden Jones (94) from Grande Prairie (AJHL) for future considerations
01-Jan-15: West Kelowna trades F Michael Buonincontri (94) and D Greydon Robinson (96) to Prince George for D Tyler Kunz (94)
01-Jan-15: Salmon Arm trades D Cole McCaskill (96) to Prince George for future considerations
16-Dec-14: Powell River trades D Jordan Burns (95) to Salmon Arm for future considerations
11-Dec-14: Alberni Valley trades D Jeff Rose (96) and future considerations to Drayton Valley (AJHL) for F Eric Therrien (94)
11-Dec-14: Trail trades D Sheldon Hubbard (95) to Grande Prairie (AJHL) for future considerations
02-Dec-14: Trail trades D Viktor Dombrovskiy (96) to Prince George for D Stephen Penner (95) and F Cooper Leitch (96)
02-Dec-14: Prince George trades D Taylor Allan (95) and future considerations to Lloydminster (AJHL) for D Tyler Kunz (94)
01-Dec-14: Vernon trades F Branden Wagner (96) to Salmon Arm for future considerations
BCHL TRADE TRACKER (since Dec. 1)
Trades Made: 15
Trades Made Within BCHL: 9
Trades Made With Teams Outside BC: 6Players: 22
Future Considerations: 13
Two BCHL players saw their Canadian Hockey League rights traded on Friday, a day before the WHL’s trade deadline.
17-year-old Spruce Kings forward Brogan O’Brien’s rights were moved from Kelowna to Prince George for 20-year-old forward Chance Braid. O’Brien was a 10th round pick of the Rockets in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft. He has 15 points (six goals, nine assists) in 38 games with the Spruce Kings this season.
According to the Cougars media release here, GM Todd Harkins has every intention to get O’Brien to sign with the team.
Meanwhile, 17-year-old Surrey forward Johnny Wesley was traded in the WHL by the Vancouver Giants to the Lethbridge Hurricanes for 20-year-old forward Zane Jones. Wesley, who was the Pacific Junior B Hockey League’s rookie of the year last season, has played two games in the WHL with the Giants, one this season and one in 2013-14. He has 21 points (five goals, 16 assists) in 32 games with the Eagles this season.
Forward Mike Ouellette (Merritt, 2000-02) had his contract with EHC Linz (Austria) extended to the end of the 2014-15 season. The Kamloops, BC, native joined the team on a temporary contract in November and posted 12 points (four goals, eight assists).